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21st Century Democrats is proud to bring you AmericasDemocrats.org, the weekly netcast for stand-up Democrats that explores progressive perspectives on public policy, economic debates, foreign affairs and national politics. With regular contributors who include Texan populist Jim Hightower and provocative media commentator Bill Press, AmericasDemocrats.org seeks to become a salon of the nation’s most prominent Democrats. We're all about giving progressive Democrats tools you need to fight back against the Tea Party Republicans. So progressives, populists, liberals, Democrats and independents, sit back and listen -- then stand up and fight!

Mar 25, 2017

Political moderate Jim Kessler, who has worked for prominent Democrats, says the party went wrong when it assumed it could win by relying only on minorities, Millennials, and single women. Harvard Professor Theda Skocpol says much the same thing and advises Democrats to adopt a “big-tent” approach to building...


Mar 18, 2017

Melvin Goodman spent 42 years in the U.S. intelligence community and says there is no doubt about Russian interference in the election. David Cay Johnston just got hold of two pages of Trump’s taxes, but in a special encore presentation of his appearance here last fall, he reviews 30 years of the president’s fishy...


Mar 11, 2017

Everyone says Democrats need to build from the ground up. And that, says feminist professor Deborah Rhode, means women running for office. But professor Shauna Shames has a study showing the best and the brightest want to be active in any possible way EXCEPT running for office. Both say nobody wants to run, partly...


Mar 4, 2017

With Russia this, and Russia that, Republican former Ambassador Mike Ussery says Europe should be getting more attention from foreign policy planners. Labor economist Theresa Ghilarducci says Social Security isn’t in bad shape, but she has a plan for retirement insurance for everyone. And Bill Press interviews Joe...